• Certificate and Professional Development Offerings

    Hamline's certificate and professional development programs are designed for busy professionals eager to extend their knowledge and skills and further develop their professional networks.

    Certificates

    Certified Public Manager
    Develop exceptional management capabilities with our development program designed specifically for federal, state, and local government and nonprofit sector managers and supervisors.

    Economic Development
    Examine the economic development process from both government agency and private sector perspectives and gain the knowledge necessary to enable communities to prosper.

    Leadership Communication Skills
    Expand your skills in mediation, negotiation, and strategic influencing.

    Managing People in the Public Sector
    Gain awareness of your own leadership capabilities through self-evaluation, then pair these findings with public sector-specific skills to enact change within your organization and the greater public sphere, whether you lead five or 50 people.

    Public Policy and Decision Making Certificate
    Gain an understanding of the public policy process and frameworks for its assessment, as well as the analysis skills to make data-driven decisions and communicate findings to non-technical audiences.

    Public Sector Operations
    Position yourself to take the lead in your organization with enhanced skills in fiscal management, policy implementation, managing tax dollars, and developing budgets.

    Public Works Certificates

    Advanced Human Resources for Public Works
    Gain practical knowledge, tools, and skills needed to manage effectively in the public works human resources environment.

    Public Works Leadership Academy 
    Increase your effectiveness and prepare to be an industry leader through this interactive program for current and emerging professionals at the supervisor or manager level.